Looking for an unusual something or other. Restoring a run down beach cottage and need some spindles, wood flooring, windows or a mantle? In the mood for a concrete mermaid table base or a copper tarpon mounted on drift wood? Then head straight to Sarasota Architectural Salvage
at 1093 Central, Sarasota.
Opened in 2003 by Jesse White, the 10,000 square foot warehouse is full of unique items ready to be repurposed. The store is divided into two main areas. Inside you’ll find a huge assortment of architectural artifacts, salvaged building materials, custom made furniture, signs, marquee letters and more. The outside area consists of two large yards, packed tightly with garden accents, fountains, iron fencing, planters, big marquee letters and much more.
I stopped by SAS a few weeks ago looking for a marquee letter (see ‘about me’ page) and took the opportunity to take few pictures. I paired my SAS photos (top rows) with images from the world wide internets. Get inspired!
Vintage marquee letters. 1. apartment therapy 2. Britco. 3. Frome La Rue
Burlap coffee bags. 1. Apartment Therapy 2. TriSERIFtops at Etsy
There’s so much to discover at Sarasota Architectural Salvage it’s easy to lose track of time. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, a truckload of salvaged goodies arrives at the loading dock. Pack a snack – you’ll probably be there longer than you planned!